Stories Featured on KPBS Evening Edition
- Nov. 18
In 1993, Sol Price flipped the switch on what has become decades of philanthropic investment in City Heights. Two foundations have spent more than a quarter of a billion dollars there since 2000. So what's become of all that money? Are residents better off because of it?
- Nov. 19
Southwestern College unveils a $13 million solar array system on its Chula Vista campus parking lots. The new structures will generate 3 megawatts of power.
- Nov. 18
Directors and department heads from the cities of San Diego and Tijuana will meet twice a year under a new agreement, starting in January.
An estimated 22,000 people have gone missing in Mexico since 2006. But lately, anger has reached a tremendous pitch in the country as a result of the kidnapping and disappearance of 43 students.
Drowning is among the leading causes of death for autistic children and one San Diego woman is helping teach them skills that could help save their lives. Tammy Anderson-Lee is being honored for developing a swimming program for children with autism at her swimming school.
- Nov. 17
- Midday Edition
Proposition 187 was passed 20 years ago. It was aimed at prohibiting people living in California illegally from using health care, public education, or getting other social services.
- Nov. 14
On Saturday, the Port of San Diego will cut the ribbon on its long-awaited North Embarcadero project with a free family event.
- Nov. 14
San Diego is on the cusp of addressing two big problems: diverting sewage headed for the Point Loma wastewater treatment plant and creating 83 million gallons of potable water a day.
- Nov. 13
Local home brewers work along side craft brewers to push envelopes and improve local craft.
San Diego's economy is expected to exceed $200 billion in GDP in 2014. A new report looks at how San Diego navigated fiscal challenges in the years following the Great Recession.
- Nov. 12
A group in San Diego has a mission to encourage young adults with mental health issues to build relationships and have fun.
- Nov. 11
Physical limitations keep many military veterans at home. To help them, Meals-on-Wheels delivers meals across San Diego County.
Maggie Espinosa visited all of California's 21 missions by foot. She is one of 11 people in modern times to complete the 800-mile journey from San Diego to Sonoma County.
Many active-duty service members and veterans receive mental health treatment from civilian health care workers. But many of these providers lack adequate training to effectively treat people from a military background.
- Nov. 11
The veterans, some in their 90s, have taken on a new mission: making neck pillows by hand to bring comfort to today's generation of troops.